Born and raised in Montreal, Canada, Vivien first became involved with the stock market in 2006, when she started working for RBC Dominion Securities, the Royal Bank of Canada’s full-service brokerage firm. It was at RBC DS that Vivien gained an understanding of commodity investing and became intrigued with how the markets move in direct correlation with the economy.
In 2007, Vivien graduated from Concordia University with a Bachelor of Arts specializing in English Literature. She later enrolled in the Writing and Communications program at Simon Fraser University. Vivien volunteered with the Investing News Network in the spring of 2010, and interned for Momentum Magazine in Vancouver. In the fall of 2010, Vivien began working for the Investing News Network in an official capacity as an assistant editor, where she is constantly learning more about the commodity markets. In the summer of 2011, Vivien was awarded a Certificate in Editing from Simon Fraser University.
In a move to take greater control of land holdings surrounding its McIlvenna Bay property in east-central Saskatchewan, Foran Mining reached an agreement to extinguish Teck Resources’s back-in rights on its Bigstone, Balsam and Hanson properties.
This week, Lundin Mining joined the ranks of companies in the mergers and acquisitions game, with the announcement that it would be scooping up Freeport McMoran’s 80 percent interest in the Candelaria mining complex in Chile.
Aston Bay Holdings Ltd. (TSXV: BAY) closed the first tranche of its non-brokered private placement announced on June 18, 25 and July 11, 2014. Following the offering, the company has also issued an aggregate of 787,840 non-flow-throuhg united at $0.25 per unite and 768,000 flow-thought units at $0.25 per unit.
VMS Ventures Inc. (TSXV:VMS) announced that the the Reed mine, near Flin Flon Manitoba, of which VMS Ventures owns 30% and Hudbay Minerals Inc. (TSX:HBM)(NYSE:HBM) (“Hudbay”) owns 70% and is the Operator, reached commercial production.
To help investors understand where the company is currently seated in regards to the status of the Land Bill’s trek through Congress and the importance of the Pumpkin Hollow deposit, not only to Nevada Copper but also to the surrounding communities, Copper Investing News recently spoke with Giulio Bonifacio, the company’s president and CEO.
Reuters reported that most Chilean mines seem to have held up well against a recent 8.2 magnitude earthquake in the mineral rich region. No damage was reported to the Collahuasi copper mine, and Coldeco, Antofagasta and Teck Resources all said that their mines were functioning well.